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January 9, 2012

GE Capital Corporate Retail Finance announced it is administrative agent and sole lender on a $65 million asset-based credit facility for Navarro Discount Pharmacy. The financing will be used to refinance debt and for general corporate purposes.

January 9, 2012

Kodak has debuted its latest products, including two new cameras, at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, despite rumors that the company will be seeking bankruptcy protection.

January 9, 2012

Generic drug maker Mylan is challenging the patent on a drug used to treat diabetes, the company said Monday.

January 9, 2012

Following the recent voluntary suspension of operations and shipments from its Lincoln, Neb.-based facility, Novartis Consumer Health announced a voluntary recall of some of its over-the-counter products sold in the United States.

January 9, 2012

Drug maker Perrigo is buying a privately owned distributor of diabetes products, the company said Monday.

January 9, 2012

Rite Aid has hired Wendy Barnes as group VP managed care, the retail pharmacy chain said Monday.

January 9, 2012

Many patients that are at risk of Type 2 diabetes don't believe they require lifestyle counseling to help them curb their chance of developing the disease, according to new research published in the journal Diabetes Care.

January 9, 2012

Vitasoy-USA announced that it has promoted one of its marketing executives.

January 9, 2012

After announcing a special discount for Express Scripts members on the annual membership fee for the Walgreens Prescription Savings Club, the drug store chain said its PSC gained nearly 125,000 customers in the first week of the new year.

January 9, 2012

Walmart announced that it is helping customers prepare for tax season by offering low-cost tax preparation services and free in-store federal form 1040EZ filing. The retailer also will provide $3 and $6 check-cashing services.

January 6, 2012

Galleria Retail Technology Solutions, a provider of retail and category optimization solutions, has announced that grocer A&P has chosen Galleria to help optimize its merchandising strategy and improve the customer experience within its more than 300 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic stores.

January 6, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track designation to a drug currently under development by Achillion Pharmaceuticals for hepatitis C, the company said.

January 6, 2012

Campbell's North America division president Sean Connolly will take the helm at Sara Lee's North American retail and foodservice business, the companies said Friday.

January 6, 2012

Momentum remains on the side of Family Dollar, as the company late Thursday reported another quarter of record sales and profits and the opening of 101 units, which included its first stores in California.

January 6, 2012

The Global Market Development Center earlier this week announced the association will be "flip-flopping" its two annual marketing conferences with the Health Beauty Wellness event moving to a spring time frame and General Merchandise event moving to a fall time frame, beginning in 2013.

January 6, 2012

The company behind Hansen's natural sodas and Monster energy drinks has a new corporate name.

January 6, 2012

Target revealed Thursday the locations of the first 24 Canadian stores.

January 6, 2012

Sandoz has launched a shampoo used to treat severe scalp psoriasis, the generic drug maker said.

January 6, 2012

RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong grassroots organization that advocates and educates on behalf of America's seniors on issues regarding Social Security, Medicare, health and financial well-being, on Friday issued a press release urging Express Scripts to return to the negotiating table and come to an agreement with Walgreens.

January 6, 2012

Low levels of vitamin D have been linked to depression, according to UT Southwestern Medical Center psychiatrists working with the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study in a release issued Thursday.

January 6, 2012

Approximately 13% of smokers do not disclose their tobacco habit to their healthcare provider, according to a survey released Friday by Legacy.

January 6, 2012

Thinkway Toys will launch a new line of toys based on the follow-up animated film to "Despicable Me," Universal Partnerships and Licensing and Illumination Entertainment announced.

January 6, 2012

Wall Street calls for the breakup of CVS Caremark? Nope, not so fast.

January 6, 2012

Ziploc has tapped chef and television personality Rachael Ray for a two-year initiative that is designed to help consumers give their food and diets a "freshness makeover."

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